Nokia has answered the call to helping those displaced by Typhoon Ondoy to contact their families or friends by deploying 150 mobile phones to different evacuation centers in calamity -stricken areas in Metro Manila. "Nokia is glad to provide assistance to Filipinos," says Benoit Nalin, General Manager, Nokia Philippines. "Now, people can easily get in touch with their loved ones in areas affected by the typhoon for free by texting or calling them through Nokia mobile phones powered by Globe Telecom, Smart Telecommunications, and PLDT." Nokia charging stations will also be stationed in evacuation centers for Nokia users to charge their mobile phones.
Nokia employees will extend more help by distributing P10M worth of relief goods. The joint relief operation will also be done in cooperation with the Philippine National Red Cross and ABS CBN Foundation - SAGIP Kapamilya which will jointly distribute other food packs and medicine to the victims.